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There is only a phone port and the types of cord thats connected to my dsl are different what type of cord do i need is there a universal one

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    no i dont have that i guess i have an older model the one with the dvd player in the front but it looks just like this one

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The model in title has integrated LAN, if your model does not have integrated line , with RJ45 socket built into computer, then you need to use an external network adapter.

The best choice on a laptop like this is using a PCMCIA ethernet adapter, like the ones listed here.

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The one that connects to your dsl should be Ethernet. Are you sure there is no network port on your PC? the image below shows where this port is. does the dsl fit in here? there is only a phone - cf5ca22.jpg

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    Dan rogers Jan 27, 2009


    This is the image i meant to post. Not sure why it didn't show


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    Dan rogers Jan 27, 2009

    Neither did my edit. It is the square one on the left of the center. If this one has something in it you will have to buy a hub or a switch

  • Dan rogers
    Dan rogers Jan 28, 2009

    is this the port you found or is yours different?

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Go down to Staples, Best Buy or Office Depot and find
a decent PCMCIA network card.  You should be able to find
one for under $50

Mike

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